China's official data showed fruit prices rose significantly in June, although the growth pace slowed from the previous month, and the agriculture ministry expects pork supplies to tighten further in the second half of the year amid outbreaks of African swine fever.
Average price of the six fruits monitored by the authorities - apple, pear, watermelon, banana, pineapple and grape - rose 11.1 per cent in June from a month earlier to 8.39 yuan per kilogram, 8 percentage points . . .
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